Scribbler: Soaking up the sound of silence on safari

Right about the time you read this, I will be atop an elephant in the middle of the Okavango Delta in Botswana, hoping that lions aren’t capable of bringing down elephants - and that elephants aren’t interested in, em, throwing you to the lions.

28th March, 2009

Right about the time you read this, I will be atop an elephant in the middle of the Okavango Delta in Botswana, hoping that lions aren’t capable of bringing down elephants - and that elephants aren’t interested in, em, throwing you to the lions.

Yes, this arts writer is going on safari. And considering that, previously, the wildest thing I’d seen was an old video of Van Halen in spandex, it’s...

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